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Interview with Louise Irvine, part 2

Louise Irvine, a GP and chair of Save Lewisham Hospital, speaks to Caroline Molloy about the regulations about to be voted on in the Lords which enforce competition on nearly the whole NHS, and the wider impact of last year's bitterly opposed reforms (see part 1, here).

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Caroline Molloy
24 April 2013

How is the British police crackdown bill a threat to democracy?

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill creates new stop-and-search powers, allows the police to put more conditions on protests, and threatens Gypsy and Traveller rights to roam.

It's been met with mass protests from Bristol to Belfast. Is this bill a threat to our human rights – and is there any stopping it now?

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Gracie Bradley Director of Liberty
Moya Lothian-Mclean Politics editor at gal-dem
Luke Smith Founder of GRT [Gypsy, Roma and Traveller] Socialists
Zarah Sultana Labour MP
Chair: Nandini Archer Global commissioning editor, openDemocracy

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